Charles Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Henry Anstey of the Batheaston Ansteys, who enlisted with the Labour Corps as a Private (Service Number: 133152) in December 1915 and was an ‘absent voter still on active military service‘ in the 1918 Electoral Register. Anybody who has information they would likeContinue reading “Charles Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

Frederick George Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Frederick George Anstey of the Batheaston Ansteys, who was already in the Army at the outbreak of war, serving for much of the conflict with the 20th Hussars as a Private and later Corporal. Anybody who has information they would like to add toContinue reading “Frederick George Anstey World War One Hero”

Alfred Anstey (b 1874) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Alfred Anstey of the Tiverton Ansteys, who “served with the [Devonshire] battalion in India and Mesopotamia until invalided back home in 1916. He took part in the operations connected with the attempt to relieve Kut and the climate and hardships of the campaign seriouslyContinue reading “Alfred Anstey (b 1874) World War One Hero”

Benjamin James Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Benjamin James Anstey, known as Benny, of the Tiverton Ansteys, who joined the Royal Army Medical Corps (Service Numbers: 111431 & 7250693) and for his services he was awarded the Victory and British War medals. Anybody who has information they would like to addContinue reading “Benjamin James Anstey World War One Hero”

Francis Henry Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Francis Henry Anstey, known as Frank, of the Bradninch Ansteys, who joined the Royal Naval Air Service (Service Number: F49190) in the final year of the conflict, then on 1 April 1918, whilst working at Crystal Palace, he was transferred to the newlyContinue reading “Francis Henry Anstey World War One Hero”

Charles Arthur Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Charles Arthur Anstey of the Bradninch Ansteys, who volunteered for active service right at the outset of war, fighting in the Battle of Messines in June 1917 and then during skirmishes leading up to the Third Battle of Ypres, he suffered a gunshot woundContinue reading “Charles Arthur Anstey World War One Hero”

Stanley Frank Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Stanley Frank Anstey of the Batheaston Ansteys, who enlisted fairly early in the war with the Somerset Light Infantry, entering the battlefields of France in October 1916 – he was later transferred to the Labour Corps 593rd Company as a Private. Anybody who hasContinue reading “Stanley Frank Anstey World War One Hero”

Gerald Spalding Anstey Second Boer War Hero

We have uploaded to the Pre-World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Gerald Spalding Anstey of the Broadclyst Ansteys, who joined the Army at the very young age of 15 and was still serving with the Devonshire Regiment at the outbreak of the Second Boer War in 1899. After fighting in that conflict, Gerald settledContinue reading “Gerald Spalding Anstey Second Boer War Hero”

Richard Anstey World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Richard Anstey of the Tiverton Ansteys, who embarked for France with 245 Company of the Machine Gun Corps on 15 July 1917, joining the 50th (Northumberland) Division of the British Expeditionary Forces there on 30 July 1917. He was still in France when 245Continue reading “Richard Anstey World War One Hero”

Robert Anstey (b 1879) World War One Hero

We have uploaded to the World War One Roll of Honour a biography of Robert Anstey of the Tiverton Ansteys, who joined the 12th Battalion of the (Kings) Liverpool Regiment as a Private right at the outset of war, and was interred first at Minden Prisoner of War Camp in Germany and then by November 1917 at theContinue reading “Robert Anstey (b 1879) World War One Hero”